May weather forecast and climate
Paramaribo, Suriname

Buildings in the historic city of Paramaribo in Suriname, with beautiful trees in the background
Buildings in the historic city of Paramaribo in Suriname, with beautiful trees in the background

Temperature

January through March, May and December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

Months with the most rainfall in Paramaribo are May and June, with an average 290mm (11.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Paramaribo, Suriname, the average seawater temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Paramaribo, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

January, February, April through June and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average UV index of 12.

What are the coldest months in Paramaribo?

The coldest months in Paramaribo, Suriname, are January through March, May and December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in May in Paramaribo?

In May, in Paramaribo, Suriname, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Paramaribo in May?

In Paramaribo, Suriname, in May, during 23 rainfall days, 290mm (11.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Paramaribo?

The wettest months in Paramaribo, Suriname, are May and June, with an average 290mm (11.4") of rainfall.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, in May, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, the average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Paramaribo?

Months with the least sunshine in Paramaribo, Suriname, are January, February, April through June and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, Suriname, the average sunshine in May is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Paramaribo?

Months with the highest UV index in Paramaribo, Suriname, are January through October, with an average UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in May in Paramaribo?

In May, the average UV index in Paramaribo, Suriname, is 12.
Average temperature in May - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March, May and December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, August, September, October and November (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average rainfall in May: 290mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and June (290mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and October (90mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average rainfall days in May: 23 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27.8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

Months with most sunshine are August, September and October (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, April, May, June and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).

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